Improving Maintenance & Reliability Through Organizational Cultural Change

Improving Maintenance & Reliability Through Organizational Cultural Change

by Stephen Thomas

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Overview

Improving Maintenance & Reliability Through Organizational Cultural Change by Stephen Thomas


This unique and innovative book explains how to improve your maintenance and reliability performance at the plant level by changing the organizations culture. It is specifically intended for middle managers in the manufacturing and process industries. This book demystifies the concept of organizational culture and links it with the eight elements of change: leadership, work process, structure, group learning, technology, communication, interrelationships, and rewards. If you want to break the cycle of failed improvement programs and instead use cultural change to help make significant and lasting improvements in plant performance, this book will show you how.

  • Explains in-depth the eight elements of change and how they relate to cultural change.
  • Discusses cultural change with a reliability focus.Includes a PowerPoint presentation with audio on the enclosed CD-ROM, together with a web survey model, the Web of Organizational Change.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780831131906
Publisher: Industrial Press, Inc.
Publication date: 05/01/2005
Pages: 356
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents


  • The Beginning
  • Culture Defined
  • Vision and the Goal Achievement Model
  • Organizational Values
  • Role Models
  • Rites and Rituals
  • The Culture Infrastructure
  • The Elements of Change
  • Part 1 Leadership The Basics
  • Part 2 Leadership and Change Management
  • Work Process
  • Structure
  • Group Learning
  • Technology
  • Communication
  • Interrelationships
  • Rewards
  • The Web of Cultural Change
  • Assessment and Corrective Action
  • Moving Forward
  • Appendices
  • Bibliography
  • Figure Index
  • Index

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